Health

Our response to Covid-19

We provide emotional support, advice, guidance and translations over the phone. We also continue to run our Afghan Art and Culture Club throughout the current crisis.
For more information contact 0044 (0)7941807188 or email admin@afghanacademy.org.uk

HEALTH & SAFETY INFORMATION & ADVICE

(from outside sources)


INFORMATION ABOUT COVID-19 IN ENGLISH

Please note that the document and its translations in Pashto and Dari are from the outside source mentioned in the document and not written by us at the Academy.

INFORMATION ABOUT COVID-19 in PASHTO

Please note that the document and its translations in Pashto and Dari are from the outside source mentioned in the document and not written by us at the Academy.

INFORMATION ABOUT COVID-19 in DARI

Please note that the document and its translations in Pashto and Dari are from the outside source mentioned in the document and not written by us at the Academy.

The following websites provide further information and advice relating to:


https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/guides-to-support-and-services/

https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/resources


National site:   Dementia UK: https://www.dementiauk.org

Downloadable publications explaining what dementia is, diagnosis, sources of support and tips for communicating with dementia sufferers:

http://www.dementiauk.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/What-is-dementia-WEB-28-June-2017.pdf

https://www.dementiauk.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Getting-a-Diagnosis-WEB-June-17.compressed.pdf

https://www.dementiauk.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Sources-of-support-WEB-June-17.compressed.pdf

https://www.dementiauk.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Tips-for-communication.pdf

National site:   Alzheimers Society: https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/

Publications and fact sheets (available in several languages):

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/info/20033/publications_and_factsheets 

National site:   Culture Dementia UK: http://www.culturedementiauk.org/


Cancer Signs and Symptoms of Cancer and Screening Programmes

National site: NHS Choices:

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Cancer/Pages/Symptoms.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/preventing-cancer/Pages/cancer-screening.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Cancer-of-the-prostate/Pages/Prevention.aspx

National site: Cancer research UK:

http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/cancer-symptoms

http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/screening

http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/prostate-cancer/getting-diagnosed/screening

Local site: Mulberry Centre Hounslow: www.themulberrycentre.co.uk

National site: Boots WebMD: http://www.webmd.boots.com/cancer/cancer-symptoms

Government site: NHS beast screening programme: https://www.gov.uk/topic/population-screening-programmes/breast

National site: Macmillan Cancer Support: www.macmillan.org.uk

National site: Marie Curie Cancer Care: www.mariecurie.org.uk

National site: Beating Bowel Cancer:

https://www.beatingbowelcancer.org/understanding-bowel-cancer/screening-programmes/